Year 1

Mrs Lewis and Mrs Docherty

Welcome to Year 1

 
Grow your own potatoes!

Grow your own potatoes!

Year 1 have enjoyed taking part in the ’Grow your own potatoes’ project. First, we had to chit the seed potatoes which involved leaving them on a sunny windowsill for 2 weeks. Then, we planted them and left them to grow for 12 weeks. Yesterday, we finally harvested...

St Mary’s Lighthouse

St Mary’s Lighthouse

What a fantastic day we have had! Today we visited St Mary's Island as part of our English unit 'The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch.' We began on the beach making sand art then we explored what it was like to be a lighthouse keeper and his assistant 125 years ago and then...

Phonics Club

Phonics Club

Today was the last session of our phonics club. Over the last 5 weeks we have enjoyed playing ‘Race for it!’ and ‘Find it!’ as well as phonics bingo and ‘Dragon’s Den’ (Phonics Play program). We have had lots of fun while practicing our phonics skills too!

Making moving pictures!

Making moving pictures!

During this half term in D&T Year 1 have been learning how different types of mechanisms are made and how they work such as sliding, lever and pivots and wheels. They then designed and made their own moving minibeast pictures using their chosen mechanism. What a...

Building a boat that can float!

Building a boat that can float!

Year 1 have been exploring everyday materials in science. We have been looking at a range of materials and their properties. We found out about which materials floated and which materials sunk. We used this knowledge to build a boat that could float. We tested our...

Making Arrays

Making Arrays

Year 1 have learned that a rectangular array is a group of objects that are arranged in equal rows and columns. Our first activity was to spot all the rectangular arrays, then we had to make our own arrays before finally completing a worksheet about arrays. It’s been...